Call of Duty: World at War Summary
Major Nelson has released a list of content for the upcoming week of Xbox Live Arcade, including four Xbox Live Arcade titles, one of which is the long awaited platformer Fez. The major Games on Demand being offered include EA Sports' hot FIFA 12.
The hot deals for the week include SNK's King of Fighters and Metal Slug games, while the following week's discounts focus on Call of Duty: World at War and some Modern Warfare items.
Sony has announced their Spring Fever 2012 PlayStation Network update, which will highlight some new PSN titles, as well as special offers and discouints. PlayStation Network Plus members will get early access on games and up to 75% discounts on selected titles.
CEO Eric Hirshberg of Activision Publishing has announced that Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops has amassed a huge 18 million sales for its map pack DLC.
Infinity's Modern Warfare 2 managed 11 million for the same time period. The average user spent $76 on Black Ops, says Activision, up 18% of the game's price.
The World War II era has been mined constantly by first-person shooters, but Treyarch "don't think" they'll be revisiting it unless its "fresh."
World at War from Treyarch was set in WWII, but it went to the Pacific theatre. Call of Duty: Black Ops explores the Cold War and covert teams.
Studio boss Mark Lamia of Treyarch remarks how they're fully Call of Duty, "long before" those Infinity Ward troubles flared up. It's all they do now.
This has led to a "dedicated multiplayer team" being formed at Treyarch, to help shape the online experience across all their Call of Duty releases.